IDEASHARE: Journalist & Social Entrepreneur Jessica Abo to speak at IDEASHARE.
ASMP New York is pleased to announce that Journalist and Social Entrepreneur Jessica Abo will be speaking at IDEA SHARE in New York City on March 1, 2014.
Jessica Abo is an award-winning television journalist and dogged social change agent. As an on-air anchor and reporter at NY1 News, Jessica has covered everything from breaking news to Fashion Week. You may recognize Jessica from her guest appearances on Nurse Jackie and Gossip Girl. Last year, Jessica played a TV reporter in Kristen Wiig’s Girl Most Likely and in Vince Vaughn’s Delivery Man. Her next movie will be out in May. She received her bachelor and master degrees from Northwestern University‘s Medill School of Journalism. When she is not in the newsroom, Jessica stays busy speaking around the country on how to be a changemaker. She has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for a variety of causes around the globe by running marathons and organizing her own charity events. Her last gala helped people in need of a bone marrow transplant find a perfect match. After spending years volunteering for non-profits, coaching executives looking for a career change and helping singles find their soul mate, Jessica founded Match 4 Good, Inc. – a boutique consulting firm with a social and philanthropic twist. In her free time, you will find Jessica on a bike at SoulCycle or working on her first book, which she is co-authoring with her close friend, attorney Richard Bernstein.
IDEA SHARE is presented by The American Society of Media Photographers, New York Chapter, as part of a three day event focusing on business, inspiration, creativity and innovation. IDEA SHARE will take place on March 1, 2014 at Baruch College in New York City. Pre-Registration is required, please register here.